Dutch company VodafoneZiggo digitally trains more than 100,000 students

During the past school year, VodafoneZiggo has made more than 100,000 students digitally skilled. This happened with the Online Masters programme, a free curriculum about the digital world intended for the upper classes of primary education and the lower secondary education. In addition, the school this year received almost 2,000 children for an experience day. […]

Orange acquires Basefarm Holding and becomes a European leader in cloud

Following a competitive tender process initiated by Abry Partners for its stake in Basefarm, the Orange Group, through its enterprise subsidiary Orange Business Services, has announced the signature of a contract to acquire 100% of the company’s capital for an enterprise value of 350 million euros. Basefarm is a leading European player in cloud-based infrastructure […]

Turkcell and Huawei experienced SingleRAN TM9 networks for 5G

Running up to the World Mobile Congress Shanghai 2018, Turkcell successfully tested TM9 commercial networks in its Tech City. A few days of monitoring suggests that user experience and network performance all meet the design targets. The activation of TM9 in Turkcell network is a prelude of evolution towards massive antenna network, it lays a […]

Ericsson to divest its field services business in Sweden

Ericsson has signed an agreement with the Swedish company Transtema Group AB to divest Ericsson Local Services AB (LSS), a subsidiary of Ericsson, supplying field service operations and maintenance of fixed and mobile networks in Sweden. Ericsson Local Services AB is a market leader in field services in Sweden. LSS builds and maintains network infrastructure […]

Spain’s AOTEC and Intracom Telecom sign strategic agreement

Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, has announced the signing of a strategic agreement with the National Association of Local Operators of Telecommunications (AOTEC) of Spain, that represents the interests of the industry, to supply ultra-fast broadband services for the next two years to AOTEC members. More specifically, through this agreement the […]

5G: Just the next wave or a special generation?

Article by: Chris Lewis 5G is a special generation for mobile. In fact, it’s much more than mobile. The framework of technology must embrace fixed as well as cellular, licensed as well as unlicensed. It is so important to the future of society that a fresh look at spectrum, shared investment and the positioning of […]

National government seeks legal conditions for telecom takeovers

Telecom facilities such as telephone services, data centres and the Internet are of vital importance to national security and public order. Without this infrastructure, society is disrupted and the economy suffers. Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, therefore wants the legal power, going forward, to prohibit or reverse takeovers in this sector. By means of […]

A fast-fixed Internet connection for all Dutch citizens by 2023

Fast Internet, available everywhere and to everyone: both fixed and mobile. The Dutch government has set the goal of providing all Dutch citizens with access to fast fixed-connection broadband Internet (at least 100 megabits per second) by 2023. By the same year, the vast majority should be taking advantage of a connection 10 times as […]

Behind the scenes: Connecting fans at Anfield Stadium

Article by: Bob Slorach, CTO of the Wireless Infrastructure Group I can only imagine the spikes in data usage at the 2018 World Cup as fans take selfies, share Facebook Live game highlights and WhatsApp their friends with minute-by-minute game updates. Fortunately, fans who recently attended the highly-anticipated international friendly at Anfield Stadium, Brazil versus […]

RingCentral retains UK G-Cloud certification to support cloud transition

RingCentral UK, Ltd., a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of RingCentral, Inc., has been approved by Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to join the latest iteration of the G-Cloud 10. RingCentral Office and RingCentral Contact Centre are both officially approved by the UK government, for procurement via […]